Mumbai Indians became the first team to qualify for the Semis after posting its 8th victory of the tournament. The visitors defeated hosts Rajasthan Royals at Jaipur by 37 runs in a one-sided contest. Sachin Tendulkar was the top scorer with 89 from 59 balls (with 10 fours and 2 sixes) and his knock took Mumbai Indians to a solid 174 for 5 batting first.
Rajasthan Royals were never in the contest once they slipped to 62 for 5 in the 11th over. The last blow was when Yusuf Pathan was bounced out by Pollard. The hosts finished with 137 for 8. Zaheer Khan bowled well for his 4-1-17-2.